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Curated research library of TV news clips regarding the NSA, its oversight and privacy issues, 2009-2014

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Primary curation & research: Robin Chin, Internet Archive TV News Researcher; using TV News Archive service.

Speakers

Martin Heinrich
U.S. Senator (D- New Mexico),
CSPAN2 05/31/2015
Heinrich: What was written by Judge Leone of the District Court for the District of Columbia when he ruled in the claimant vs. Obama case. This is a little bit long, but think it's important that this be part of the official record of this debate. Judge Leone writes,
Martin Heinrich
U.S. Senator (D- New Mexico),
CSPAN2 05/31/2015
Heinrich: He writes that in the first example the F.B.I. learned of a terrorist plot that was -- quote --
Martin Heinrich
U.S. Senator (D- New Mexico),
CSPAN2 05/31/2015
Heinrich: And in the third the metadata analysis -- quote --
Martin Heinrich
U.S. Senator (D- New Mexico),
CSPAN2 05/31/2015
Heinrich: Finally, Judge Leone writes that given the limited record before me, at this point in the litigation most notably the utter lack of evidence that a terrorist attack has ever been prevented because of searching the N.S.A. data base and that it was faster than other investigative tactics, I have serious doubts about the efficacy of the metadata collection program as a means of conducting time-sensitive investigations in cases involving imminent threats of terrorism.
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